TOTAL: ${[ getCartTotalCost() ]} Update cart for total shopping_basket Checkout

Daily Dashboard | Opinion: Decision Opens Medical Records To Gov't Related reading: Target agrees to pay $18.5M for 2013 data breach

OneTrust_Square Banner_300x250_DD_ROS_01_19

Earlier this month, the Georgia Supreme Court ruled that personal medical records are no longer considered "private papers" and are not protected from government searches, Bob Barr writes in a report for The Atlanta Journal Constitution. The decision "opens the door to law enforcement gaining access to personal medical records that are not themselves evidence of crimes," he writes, noting that as national efforts to move toward e-health continue, "the one provision essential to maintaining the privacy of individuals' medical records--affirming in law that the individual himself or herself is the owner of their own medical records" has yet to be put in place.
Full Story


If you want to comment on this post, you need to login.